Stéphanie Faber of Squire Sanders writes:
The French Supreme Court gives new importance to privacy filings with the CNIL in Cass. com. n°12-17037 du 25-6-2013.
In this case, a company sold a customer database containing contact details of approximately 6,000 wine customers. The purchaser of the database subsequently requested that the sale be declared null and void on various grounds, including the fact that the database had not been registered with the CNIL.
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